Vladimir Putin nominated for Nobel Peace Prize – CBS News


https://www.cbsnews.com/news/vladimir-putin-nobel-peace-prize-nominated/?ftag=CNM-00-10aab7e&linkId=100414613 Why am I not surprised.  IMHO, I thought if not the  B.R.I.C. leaders atleast Trump/. Putin / Modi/ Xi WILL make the Grade - even as a Bribe by Nobel to regain lost credibility, integrity and moral ground by giving it to utter Nincompoops, LW, Commies and most undeserving. 

United States: Second ex-United Auto Workers president charged with embezzling union funds


via United States: Second ex-United Auto Workers president charged with embezzling union funds Ethical Alliance Daily News United States: Second ex-United Auto Workers president charged with embezzling union funds Aug 28, 2020 06:00 pm Former United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams was charged with embezzlement and defrauding the U.S. government as part of a multiyear … Continue reading United States: Second ex-United Auto Workers president charged with embezzling union funds

nik’s free book summaries newsletter


Heyo, Nik here with your free summary of the day. If you enjoy these, check out our reading guide. It'll help you learn and remember more from everything you read. Happy reading! Want to get just one weekly summary roundup? Switch to weekly. 1-Sentence-Summary: Suggestible You helps you understand and utilize the power of your mind-body connection by explaining the … Continue reading nik’s free book summaries newsletter

The BEACON Newsletter


It’s Friday, August 28, and New Jersey has made it harder to pollute in communities of color. Low-income communities of color are at the forefront of an environmental justice law the New Jersey state legislature passed on Thursday. The law will make it harder to create or expand facilities that produce large amounts of pollution near low-income, … Continue reading The BEACON Newsletter

Seth Godin Newsletter


Destinations, risks and journeys Where are you headed? The choices you’re making, the effort, the sacrifices—where is the destination? We make choices every day about our destination. And because of those choices, we go on a journey. Along that journey, we take risks but we also experience an internal narrative about those risks. And so, … Continue reading Seth Godin Newsletter

Did you know…


Did you know... ... that today is Beatles LIFE Cover Day? The Beatles appeared on the cover of LIFE magazine on this day in 1964. The article inside, There Stood the Beatles as the Battle Smoke Lifted, chronicled their arrival at San Francisco's airport and the Beatlemania that ensued. It was followed by The Cool … Continue reading Did you know…

EU Startups newsletter


Advice for new entrepreneurs: There’s nothing better than advice from someone who has been there, done that, and got the t-shirt. In this cool article we pull together quotes and top tips for budding ‘wantrepreneurs’ from our previous interviews. Check out what these founders and VCs have to say. EU-Startups Job Board: There’s still a little bit of … Continue reading EU Startups newsletter

Nico’s Failories Newsletter


👋 Hey Failories! It's Nico over here. Last week, our article on the most common startup mistakes went viral on Hacker News, which brought lots of new email subscribers into the newsletter. Thanks much for joining HN people 😉 Next week, I'll be sharing a 2-minutes survey to get to know your opinion on a Failory-related project I'm working on. If … Continue reading Nico’s Failories Newsletter

United States: Second ex-United Auto Workers president charged with embezzling union funds


via United States: Second ex-United Auto Workers president charged with embezzling union funds Ethical Alliance Daily News United States: Second ex-United Auto Workers president charged with embezzling union funds Aug 28, 2020 06:00 pm Former United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams was charged with embezzlement and defrauding the U.S. government as part of a multiyear … Continue reading United States: Second ex-United Auto Workers president charged with embezzling union funds

What Is Millet? Nutrition, Benefits, and More


via What Is Millet? Nutrition, Benefits, and More What Is Millet? Nutrition, Benefits, and More Basics Nutrients Benefits Downsides Preparation Bottom line If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. Millet is a cereal grain that belongs to the Poaceae family, commonly known as the grass family … Continue reading What Is Millet? Nutrition, Benefits, and More

SethGodin newsletter


Profit taking is lazyOnce an organization reaches scale, particularly if it feels like a monopoly, it’s tempting to “take profits.” This means less investment, fewer staff and a lot less care. Those things are expensive. Easier to simply keep the money. And those things involve emotional effort. Easier to simply point to the bottom line, … Continue reading SethGodin newsletter

Check this out from The Times of India


India rejects reference to J&K in China-Pakistan joint statement https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/india-rejects-reference-to-jk-in-china-pakistan-joint-statement/articleshow/77695411.cms?utm_campaign=andapp&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=native_share_tray Download the TOI app now: https://timesofindia.onelink.me/efRt/installtoi

Seth Godin Newsletter


Like a surgeon Some jobs need you to show up in person (and for the time being, surgeons are in that category, but with robotically controlled waldo arms, who knows…). But many jobs can be done more effectively with a combination of asynchronous work, video calls and emotional effort. Don’t confuse a long or risky … Continue reading Seth Godin Newsletter

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Did you know... ... that today is Listen to Some Beautiful Sounds Day? In 1862, French composer Claude-Achille Debussy was born in St. Germaine-en-Laye, France. He composed "Clair de Lune" and many other wonderful songs. Celebrate by... listening to some beautiful sounds!

Seth Godin Newsletter


Situational gravity All of us are good at rationalizing. It helps us process the world, navigate our choices and live with ourselves. But gravity doesn’t care if you got a lot of sleep last night or not. It’s still the same amount of force. The pavement doesn’t care if you always wear a helmet on … Continue reading Seth Godin Newsletter

WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY Jargoon jar-GOON Part of speech: noun Origin: French, mid-18th century 1 A translucent, colorless, or smoky gem variety of zircon Examples of Jargoon in a sentence "I found the vintage jargoon brooch at my favorite antique store." "Even though it's jargoon, it glitters like a diamond."

Knowledge @ Wharton newsletter


                 August 19, 2020       MANAGEMENTWhy Inclusion Starts in the C-suiteAs part of the Leading Diversity at Work series, Wharton’s Stephanie Creary talks with global diversity expert Gwen Houston about why senior executives must lead inclusion efforts.READ MORE    TECHNOLOGYHow Social Media Is Shaping Political CampaignsPolitical newcomers can leverage social media to raise money and gain recognition, … Continue reading Knowledge @ Wharton newsletter

Aeon Newsletter I like


Today in  Thursday 20 August 2020  ArchaeologyEssayAccumulation and its discontentsWhether collecting, storing or hoarding, we’ve always had our issues with stuff – not least deciding what’s worth havingby Astrid Van Oyen Hallucinations/delusionsIdeaBeliefs have a social purpose. Does this explain delusions?by Anna Greenburgh MathematicsVideoThis puzzle is impossible – but working out why is its own brain-teaser19 … Continue reading Aeon Newsletter I like

Strategy+business newsletter


Ideas that workAugust 20, 2020Share:    A new measure of success for sporting superstars: Social impactEmbracing a sense of purpose, speaking up, and forcing change off the field are now the goals for players and their organizations.by Ben Lyttleton Developing and Leading High-Performance Teams (Live Online)Oct 5–16, 2020Empowering executives to maximize the impact of their teams, this virtual … Continue reading Strategy+business newsletter

The beacon newsletter I subscribe


It’s Thursday, August 20, and Michigan will pay victims of the Flint water crisis $600 million.After 18 months of negotiations, the state of Michigan has reached a settlement to pay victims of the Flint water crisis $600 million for the myriad of health issues the lead-tainted water caused city residents. Almost 80 percent of the settlement money will … Continue reading The beacon newsletter I subscribe

Atlas obscura newsletter i like


August 20, 2020 August 20, 2020Nature’s Coolest CrittersThe animal kingdom is filled with amazing creatures, and this handful of species might be some of the most impressive. From wood frogs to painted turtle hatchlings, there are species that can survive even a deep freeze without their tissue being severely damaged. Now that’s what we call cool.READ … Continue reading Atlas obscura newsletter i like

Ethical Alliance Daily News


Brazil: Avianca’s majority shareholders arrested in Brazil on accusations of corruptionAug 20, 2020 06:00 pmThe majority shareholders of Colombia’s Avianca Holdings, brothers German and Jose Efromovich, were arrested in Brazil by the country’s federal police on Wednesday as part of the sprawling Car Wash corruption probe, authorities said. Prosecutors have accused the brothers of laundering … Continue reading Ethical Alliance Daily News

10 Key Differences Between Organized And Disorganized Serial Killers – Listverse


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Thrive Global Newsletter I like


 Tuesday, August 18, 2020  The Key to Dealing With Negative Emotions Positively  Taking control of your emotional well-being isn't about pushing certain feelings away. How to Connect With Your Kids as They Grow Into Teenagers The key is collaborating, not dictating. Small Ways to Shift Negative Thoughts When You Feel Stuck It's all about dealing … Continue reading Thrive Global Newsletter I like

10 Contronyms You Use Every Day | Word Genius


Examples of Contranyms Bound Are you stuck in one place or springing forward? Bound can mean tied up or restrained, but it can also refer to heading to a destination, as in, “I’m homeward bound.” Transparent Once you recognize the two opposite meanings of this word, you can’t unsee it. Transparent can refer to something … Continue reading 10 Contronyms You Use Every Day | Word Genius

WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY CeaselesslySEES-ləs-leePart of speech: adverbOrigin: Latin, late 16th century 1Continuously and without end.   Examples of Ceaselessly in a sentence "'And so we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.' —The Great Gatsby" "If you don't fix that screen door, the banging will continue ceaselessly."

Did you know…


Did you know... ... the first race was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, now the home of the world's most famous motor racing competition, the Indianapolis 500. In that first five-mile race, 12,000 spectators watched Austrian engineer Louis Schwitzer win with an average speed of 57.4 miles per hour. Trivia fans: Today, it takes … Continue reading Did you know…

Aeon Psyche Newsletter


Today in Tuesday 18 August 2020 Thinkers and theories Essay The semi-satisfied life Renowned for his pessimism, Arthur Schopenhauer was nonetheless a conoisseur of very distinctive kinds of happiness by David Bather Woods Parenting and families Idea Philosophy can explain what kind of achievement it is to give birth by Fiona Woollard Architecture Video Surreal, … Continue reading Aeon Psyche Newsletter

Chapter 12, Verse 1 – Bhagavad Gita, The Song of God – Swami Mukundananda


via Chapter 12, Verse 1 – Bhagavad Gita, The Song of God – Swami Mukundananda Bhagavad Gita: Chapter 12, Verse 1 अर्जुन उवाच | एवं सततयुक्ता ये भक्तास्त्वां पर्युपासते | ये चाप्यक्षरमव्यक्तं तेषां के योगवित्तमा: || 1|| arjuna uvācha evaṁ satata-yuktā ye bhaktās tvāṁ paryupāsate ye chāpy akṣharam avyaktaṁ teṣhāṁ ke yoga-vittamāḥ arjunaḥ uvācha—Arjun said; evam—thus; satata—steadfastly; yuktāḥ—devoted; ye—those; bhaktāḥ—devotees; tvām—you; paryupāsate—worship; ye—those; cha—and; api—also; akṣharam—the … Continue reading Chapter 12, Verse 1 – Bhagavad Gita, The Song of God – Swami Mukundananda

United States: Huawei facing more US sanctions to stop access to chip technology


via United States: Huawei facing more US sanctions to stop access to chip technology Ethical Alliance Daily News United States: Huawei facing more US sanctions to stop access to chip technology Aug 19, 2020 06:00 pm The US is to increase restrictions on Huawei to try to cut off all access to American technology for … Continue reading United States: Huawei facing more US sanctions to stop access to chip technology

Amazon CEO Says His Company “Will Go Bankrupt”…


via Amazon CEO Says His Company “Will Go Bankrupt”... Amazon CEO Says His Company “Will Go Bankrupt”... By: Laila Husain Jeff Bezos just shocked Amazon investors to the core with this dire statement: “I predict one day, Amazon will fail.” In a recent interview, Bezos explained that he believes “Amazon will be disrupted one day” … Continue reading Amazon CEO Says His Company “Will Go Bankrupt”…

Atlas Obscura Newsletter


August 17, 2020 FROM THE ARCHIVES Medieval Hymn, Modern Station German commuters on a random night in 2016 were treated to the sounds of a medieval Icelandic hymn drifting through the Wuppertal Hauptbahnhof station. Listen to the 13th-century song “Heyr himna smiður” here, and may your week start off as harmoniously as this song sounds. … Continue reading Atlas Obscura Newsletter

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Did you know... ... that today is the birthday of Robert De Niro? On this day in 1943, Robert De Niro, considered one of the greatest actors in modern movie history, was born in New York City. De Niro's many memorable performances include Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, The Godfather: Part II, and the Meet the … Continue reading Did you know…

Atlas Obscura Newsletter


August 18, 2020 Recontextualizing Controversial Monuments Berlin’s Citadel Museum in Berlin, Germany, is unequivocally clear about its message: A monument is not a descriptive account of history, but instead a historical artifact that tells a story about power. To that end, the museum aims to critically examine monuments by putting uncomfortable realities on display in … Continue reading Atlas Obscura Newsletter

Strategy+Business Newsletter


Ideas that work August 18, 2020 Four questions to ask before you plan your next meeting Good meetings need to be designed, whether they are virtual or face-to-face. by Elizabeth Doty Leadership Essentials (Live Online) Sep 23–24, 2020 Professionals looking to improve their effectiveness in working with individuals and teams can develop their essential leadership … Continue reading Strategy+Business Newsletter

Aeon Psyche Newsletter


Tuesday 18 August 2020 Thinkers and theories Essay The semi-satisfied life Renowned for his pessimism, Arthur Schopenhauer was nonetheless a conoisseur of very distinctive kinds of happiness by David Bather Woods Parenting and families Idea Philosophy can explain what kind of achievement it is to give birth by Fiona Woollard Architecture Video Surreal, audacious, unfinished … Continue reading Aeon Psyche Newsletter

How Covid-19 patients benefit from prone position, dexamethasone and remdesivir – Vox


via How Covid-19 patients benefit from prone position, dexamethasone and remdesivir - Vox 4 changes doctors have made to better treat Covid-19 patients Improved treatment options could help save lives in the Covid-19 pandemic. By Dylan Scott@dylanlscottdylan.scott@vox.com  Aug 17, 2020, 3:40pm EDT Share this story Share this on Facebook (opens in new window) Share this on Twitter (opens in … Continue reading How Covid-19 patients benefit from prone position, dexamethasone and remdesivir – Vox

United States: Justice Department Issues Rare FCPA Opinion Letter


via United States: Justice Department Issues Rare FCPA Opinion Letter Ethical Alliance Daily News United States: Justice Department Issues Rare FCPA Opinion Letter Aug 18, 2020 06:00 pm The U.S. Justice Department issued a rare Foreign Corrupt Practices Act opinion letter, saying it doesn’t intend to bring an enforcement action against a U.S.-based investment adviser … Continue reading United States: Justice Department Issues Rare FCPA Opinion Letter

Indian salesman – a WhatsApp friendly forward received


An Indian left his job and joined salesman's job in a big department stores in Canada. Boss :- Do you have any experience? Indian : Yes a little too much… On the first day, that Indian worked with full mind. At 6 pm the Boss :- How many sales did you sell on the first … Continue reading Indian salesman – a WhatsApp friendly forward received

How ‘The Office’ creator Greg Daniels designed the future in ‘Upload’


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